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Today marks the date 78-years ago when Germany began exterminating Greek Jews

Today marks the date 78-years ago when Germany began exterminating Greek Jews

Seventy-eight years ago to the day, on March 15, 1943, the Nazis began deporting Greek Jews to Auschwitz.Dan Verbin, 15/03/2021 21:55
Etsy removes ‘Camp Auschwitz’ shirt from its online store

Etsy removes ‘Camp Auschwitz’ shirt from its online store

Internet marketplace Esty removes 'Camp Auschwitz' shirt following criticism from Auschwitz Museum.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 13/01/2021 14:30
Swastika painted at Jewish cemetery near Auschwitz

Swastika painted at Jewish cemetery near Auschwitz

SS symbol, swastika scrawled on wall of Jewish cemetery in Oświęcim, Poland near site of infamous Nazi death camp.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 11/01/2021 22:23
Jeremy Corbyn's brother compares COVID vaccine to Holocaust

Jeremy Corbyn's brother compares COVID vaccine to Holocaust

Group of brother of former Labour leader distributing leaflets comparing COVID-19 vaccination program to Auschwitz atrocities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2020 06:41
Note found in child’s shoe at Auschwitz leads to discovery of his father’s suitcase

Note found in child’s shoe at Auschwitz leads to discovery of his father’s suitcase

Researchers find suitcase which likely belonged to father of child who died in Auschwitz based on inscription found in child's shoe.Marcy Oster/JTA, 07/10/2020 18:22
Auschwitz: Identifying inscriptions found in children's shoes

Auschwitz: Identifying inscriptions found in children's shoes

Handwritten inscriptions found in shoes belonging to children sent to Nazi death camp.Katarzyna Markusz/JTA, 21/07/2020 22:47
NFL player who posted anti-Semitic screed to visit Auschwitz with Holocaust survivor

NFL player who posted anti-Semitic screed to visit Auschwitz with Holocaust survivor

DeSean Jackson, the NFL player who drew fire for posting 'Hitler was right' on social media, agrees to visit Auschwitz.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 13/07/2020 07:05
'Preserving Auschwitz is different from preserving statues'

'Preserving Auschwitz is different from preserving statues'

Auschwitz Memorial and Museum says preserving historical site is different from preserving statues meant to honor historical figures.Marcy Oster/JTA, 06/07/2020 17:51
Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum reopens

Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum reopens

Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum reopens to the public after nearly four months under a coronavirus lockdown.Elad Benari, 02/07/2020 06:21
Germany doubles fund to preserve Auschwitz-Birkenau

Germany doubles fund to preserve Auschwitz-Birkenau

Germany doubles its share of fund to preserve the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp to 120 million euros.Elad Benari, 17/06/2020 05:40
Auschwitz renovation uncovers objects hidden by prisoners

Auschwitz renovation uncovers objects hidden by prisoners

Renovation works at Auschwitz have turned up spoons, forks, cobbler's tools and other objects hidden beneath a chimney flue.AFP, 19/05/2020 18:37
Gap is selling a ‘camp shirt’ that kind of looks like an Auschwitz uniform

Gap is selling a ‘camp shirt’ that kind of looks like an Auschwitz uniform

Clothing retailer investigating claims its 'camp shirt' is reminiscent of death camp uniform.Ben Sales, JTA, 15/05/2020 07:13
Minnesota high school students mock Jews being sent to Auschwitz in TikTok video

Minnesota high school students mock Jews being sent to Auschwitz in TikTok video

Two high school students from Minnesota release TikTok video mocking Jews sent to Auschwitz.Marcy Oster, JTA, 20/04/2020 07:09
Auschwitz Memorial closes to visitors over coronavirus fears

Auschwitz Memorial closes to visitors over coronavirus fears

The Auschwitz Memorial and the site of the former Nazi camp are closed to visitors due to concerns over the coronavirus.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/03/2020 18:43
The Labor Zionist movement and the bombing of Auschwitz

The Labor Zionist movement and the bombing of Auschwitz

Jews around the world worked hard to influence allied forces to bomb gas chambers at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Labor Zionists were among the leading forces in that campaign, but tragically, they did not prevail.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 03/03/2020 18:00
Amazon mini-series 'dangerous foolishness,' Auschwitz Memorial warns

Amazon mini-series 'dangerous foolishness,' Auschwitz Memorial warns

Auschwitz Memorial condemns Amazon’s Nazi-hunting series ‘Hunters’ as ‘dangerous.’Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 25/02/2020 08:24
Auschwitz museum calls on Amazon to remove Nazi propaganda from platform

Auschwitz museum calls on Amazon to remove Nazi propaganda from platform

Auschwitz museum demands Amazon drop 'Nazi propaganda' books.AFP, 22/02/2020 22:53
Muslim "Holocaust Remembrance" or negation?

Muslim "Holocaust Remembrance" or negation?

Al-Issa’s Muslim delegation to Auschwitz was a blatant case of Holocaust immoral equivalence, and aMuslim proselytization tour to “several sites of injustice” including Srebrenica, Bosnia.Dr. Andrew G. Bostom, 31/01/2020 09:14
How Jews were deceived again at Auschwitz

How Jews were deceived again at Auschwitz

The words missing from the statements of the Islamic delegation that visited Auschwitz and why we should realize that it is nothing more than a public relations stunt. Rafael Castro, 26/01/2020 08:22
VP Pence: World must stand against Holocaust-denying Iran

VP Pence: World must stand against Holocaust-denying Iran

US Vice President at Yad Vashem: Today we remember what happens when the powerless cry for help and the powerful refuse to answer.Gary Willig, 23/01/2020 15:47
Rabbi Soloveitchik on evil and suffering

Rabbi Soloveitchik on evil and suffering

Jan 27 is actually liberation of Auschwitz Memorial Day, but this week world leaders are in Israel to commemorate the date.Rabbi Dr. Bernard H. Rosenberg, 22/01/2020 12:00
'We cannot wait for others, we must take action ourselves'

'We cannot wait for others, we must take action ourselves'

Action and Protection League Chairman Rabbi Shlomo Koves tells Arutz Sheva about partnering efforts to 'combat anti-Semitism'.Nitsan Keidar, Poland, 21/01/2020 22:36
Netanyahu welcomes world leaders to Jerusalem

Netanyahu welcomes world leaders to Jerusalem

'It is important that world leaders remember where we came from,' PM says as leaders gather for 75th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2020 18:27
Police prepare for visit of world leaders

Police prepare for visit of world leaders

Israel Police mobilize for visit of dozens of world leaders for marking of 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/01/2020 10:59
These are the world leaders who will attend the 75th World Holocaust Forum this week

These are the world leaders who will attend the 75th World Holocaust Forum this week

Kings, princes, presidents, prime ministers, foreign ministers to converge on Jerusalem, commemorate the Holocaust. This is the full list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/01/2020 22:46
Poland has done it again

Poland has done it again

The unprecedented arrogance of the Polish President is an insult to the victims of Auschwitz and the survivors of the Holocaust.Walter Bingham, 10/01/2020 16:30
Record number of people visited Auschwitz in 2019

Record number of people visited Auschwitz in 2019

A record 2.3 million visitors toured former Nazi death camp last year, an increase of 170,000 from 2018.Ben Ariel, 08/01/2020 03:09
Polish President pulls out of Auschwitz event in Israel

Polish President pulls out of Auschwitz event in Israel

Polish President Andrzej Duda refuses to attend event marking 75 years since liberation of Auschwitz if he is not allowed to speak.AFP, 07/01/2020 20:45
Watch: Angela Merkel visits Auschwitz

Watch: Angela Merkel visits Auschwitz

Watch live as German Chancellor Merkel pays her first-ever visit to Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2019 13:04
German government to donate 60 million euros to Auschwitz

German government to donate 60 million euros to Auschwitz

Chancellor Angela Merkel will bring 60 million euro donation to help conserve Auschwitz-Birkenau when she visits the site on Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2019 01:06
Amazon removes Christmas ornaments with images of Auschwitz

Amazon removes Christmas ornaments with images of Auschwitz

Online retail giant removes bottle openers and Christmas ornaments featuring images of Auschwitz hours after complaints filed.Marcy Oster, JTA, 01/12/2019 20:26
Auschwitz Christmas ornaments put up for sale at Amazon

Auschwitz Christmas ornaments put up for sale at Amazon

Christmas ornaments and bottle openers featuring images from Auschwitz now up for sale at online retail giant Amazon.com.Marcy Oster, JTA, 01/12/2019 19:18
Germany's Angela Merkel to pay first visit to Auschwitz Friday

Germany's Angela Merkel to pay first visit to Auschwitz Friday

German chancellor set to make first visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp on Friday, making her the third chancellor to do so.AFP, 29/11/2019 14:50
World leaders to mark Auschwitz liberation by visiting Jerusalem

World leaders to mark Auschwitz liberation by visiting Jerusalem

Dozens of world leaders will visit Jerusalem to mark 75th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation.Marcy Oster, JTA, 23/11/2019 21:43
Angela Merkel to visit Auschwitz for first time

Angela Merkel to visit Auschwitz for first time

German Chancellor to visit infamous Nazi death camp for first time in her 14-year tenure on 75th anniversary of camp's liberation.Marcy Oster/JTA, 21/11/2019 22:54
Blogger apologizes for photo of rubber duck at Auschwitz

Blogger apologizes for photo of rubber duck at Auschwitz

Travel blogger comes under fire after posting a photo on his Instagram account of a rubber duck on the iconic tracks outside Auschwitz.Ben Ariel, 12/11/2019 03:06
US Army commander suspended for 'Arbeit Macht Frei' memo

US Army commander suspended for 'Arbeit Macht Frei' memo

Commander of US Army recruiting company in Texas suspended after distributing memo using picture of entrance to Auschwitz.Marcy Oster, JTA, 26/08/2019 08:05
Uruguay soccer player 'didn't intend' to harm Holocaust victims

Uruguay soccer player 'didn't intend' to harm Holocaust victims

Uruguayan soccer star apologizes over joyful birthday photo at Auschwitz.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 21/08/2019 14:25
Omar and Tlaib must be sure to investigate 'Auschwitz in Palestine'

Omar and Tlaib must be sure to investigate 'Auschwitz in Palestine'

The idea that there is “an Auschwitz in every city in Palestine” may puzzle some people, because every major Palestinian Arab city (and most minor ones, too) are under the exclusive rule of the PA, not Israel. Moshe Phillips, 06/08/2019 18:44
Abusing the term "Concentration Camp"

Abusing the term "Concentration Camp"

My grandparents were forcibly taken from their home, squeezed into cattle cars and ultimately placed in a concentration camp, where the Nazis hoped all would die. These concentration camps were meant to be their final destination on this earth. David Billet , 04/08/2019 09:09
Beloved 'Hoosier' Holocaust survivor Eva Kor dies at 85

Beloved 'Hoosier' Holocaust survivor Eva Kor dies at 85

Kor, a survivor of Dr. Mengele's inhumane experiments,, who preached forgiveness even to the Nazis, dies while leading trip to Auschwitz.Sara Rubenstein, 04/07/2019 21:40
Exhibit shows how faith helped Holocaust survivors

Exhibit shows how faith helped Holocaust survivors

New exhibit with alternative approach to Holocaust remembrance opens at Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2019 13:40
Oldest Auschwitz survivor in France dies at 101

Oldest Auschwitz survivor in France dies at 101

Henriette Cohen was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. She returned to France eight months later weighing 77 pounds.Sara Rubenstein, 28/06/2019 14:38
'Holocaust education should be mandatory for congressmen'

'Holocaust education should be mandatory for congressmen'

Holocaust survivor Edward Mosberg invites Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to tour Auschwitz with him.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 21/06/2019 14:58
Auschwitz Museum protests camp photos on items sold online

Auschwitz Museum protests camp photos on items sold online

Authorities at Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum protest to online vendor selling items bearing photos of the former Nazi death camp.Ben Ariel, 09/05/2019 05:39
Auschwitz survivor: 'It's vital for our future to know our past'

Auschwitz survivor: 'It's vital for our future to know our past'

Watch: Arutz Sheva meets Canadian Holocaust survivor Nate Leipciger at the March of the Living.Yoni Kempinski, 03/05/2019 13:29
'The Kaliver Rebbe was the Rebbe of six million'

'The Kaliver Rebbe was the Rebbe of six million'

'There are six large lamps in his synagogue and underneath it says that six million Jews were murdered.'Dvir Amar, 03/05/2019 09:21
They called her from Auschwitz block she slept in

They called her from Auschwitz block she slept in

Yaffa Shaindy's two grandchildren went on a delegation of "Witnesses in uniform" of IDF officers to the death camps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2019 22:57
Senior Islamic leader to visit Auschwitz

Senior Islamic leader to visit Auschwitz

Secretary general of the Muslim World League to visit Auschwitz with American Jewish Committee CEO David Harris in January.Marcy Oster/JTA, 01/05/2019 17:27
Survivor Ed Mosberg, 93, is braving cancer to march at Auschwitz

Survivor Ed Mosberg, 93, is braving cancer to march at Auschwitz

Mosberg, who survived 6 concentration camps, has traveled to Poland, as he as for the past 20 years, to participate in March of the Living.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 01/05/2019 15:33
Dutch Holocaust museum removes Auschwitz pics from exhibitions

Dutch Holocaust museum removes Auschwitz pics from exhibitions

Dutch national Holocaust museum leaves out "shocking" pictures taken at Auschwitz from exhibitions, overruling its own curators.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 22/04/2019 16:50
Attackers: We'll restart Auschwitz when we grow up

Attackers: We'll restart Auschwitz when we grow up

Jewish student in northern Italy attacked by teens vowing to burn all Jews in ovens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/04/2019 15:21
US citizen charged with theft of item from Auschwitz

US citizen charged with theft of item from Auschwitz

37-year-old man charged with attempted theft of metal part of rail tracks where prisoners were unloaded.Ben Ariel, 01/04/2019 06:35
Likud to file complaint against Meretz over Auschwitz ad

Likud to file complaint against Meretz over Auschwitz ad

Meretz under fire for ad calling for 'end to occupation' with Auschwitz in the background.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/03/2019 18:53
Auschwitz appears in Meretz video against 'the occupation'

Auschwitz appears in Meretz video against 'the occupation'

Meretz party publishes Arabic-language video calling for 'an end to the occupation,' as a drawing of Auschwitz appears in the background.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 28/03/2019 11:45
Auschwitz wants visitors to stop doing tricks at camp entrance

Auschwitz wants visitors to stop doing tricks at camp entrance

Museum at site of Nazi death camp urges visitors not to do balancing tricks on rail tracks used to carry victims to Auschwitz.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 21/03/2019 12:42
Thousands march in Greece in memory of Holocaust victims

Thousands march in Greece in memory of Holocaust victims

2,000 people hold silent march in Thessaloniki on anniversary of the departure of first train taking Jews to Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2019 06:40